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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Shingay Cum Wendy, Royston, Cambs/Hertfordshire, SG8

Under Offer £1,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • Outbuildings
  • Garden
  • Land
  • Stabling
  • Swimming Pool
  • 12.00 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A stunning family residence, formerly part of the Wimpole Estate, with extensive leisure facilities extending over 8,000 sq ft. The house combines the character of the original Victorian buildings with the convenience of modern day living, including a spacious self-contained annexe. EPC Rating D.

Set well back from the road, Shingay Gate Farm stands in a secluded position on the southern outskirts of the hamlet with delightful views over its own gardens and grounds.

The impressive accommodation of 8,052 sq. ft. (748 sq. m) provides tremendous versatility suitable for a variety of needs. Of particular note is the superb 40'7" x 21'10" drawing/dining room with 10'6" high ceiling, wood burning stove and French doors to the terrace. This room leads to an excellent triple aspect home cinema/family room. A high quality Smallbone kitchen/breakfast room includes a range of matching base and wall cabinets, granite work surfaces and integrated appliances.

The master bedroom suite has 2 en suite bath/shower rooms and dressing room with full range of fitted wardrobes. There are a further 5 bedrooms and further 4 bath/wet rooms including a potential annexe for au pair, guests or dependent relatives.

A magnificent air conditioned leisure suite includes heated swimming pool with retractable cover, sauna, hot tub, gym area and wet room. There is also an adjoining games/snooker room.

Private formal gardens lie predominantly to the west of the property and include large expanses of lawn, extensive paved terracing, ornamental pond, variety of established trees, bushes and wildlife pond. There is also a delightful kitchen garden with neatly laid out vegetable beds, fruit cages and charming Victorian style Altex Greenhouse. In all about 12.03 acres.


Royston 7 miles (King's Cross 38 minutes), Cambridge 12 miles, Granchester 12 miles, Central London 48 miles, Luton Airport 26 miles, Stansted Airport 35 miles, M11 (Junction 12) 10 miles, A1 Biggleswade 10 miles. All distances and times are approximate.


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Added on Rightmove:
23 November 2016

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